roofing nail

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roof′ing nail`

a short nail for nailing asphalt shingles or the like, having a broad head.
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1-1-3/4 inch roofing nail (electro galvanized preferred)
2 -- 3 -- color) Above, Horacio Martinez, left, and his father, Martin Martinez of Bilt-Well Roofing nail down sheets of roofing material on a job in La Crescenta.
Drape the curtain to one side of the window over another roofing nail which is used as a tie-back.
His investment involved the purchase of diamond-tipped blades, cement shears, and roofing nail guns.
OVER RIDGE: Rapid Ridge ridge vent can be easily installed with any pneumatic roofing nail gun to provide weather protection for metric asphalt and fiberglass shingles.
It's a wonderful, restful sound," says Seattle gardener Homer Harris, who used a roofing nail to put a few holes in a rain gutter so that water would drip onto the leaves of his Fatsia Japonica.
Flip the tool around and insert a roofing nail into the nail slot.
A large-head roofing nail (1-1/2 inches long) holds each wheel in place.
MORE than 100 sharp roofing nails were left scattered on a popular Nuneaton footpath just waiting to be stepped on by innocent walkers and horse-riders alike.
In mid-September, three men entered Lyell Crest True Value and bought pipe caps, pipe nipples, cable ties, roofing nails, electrical tape, timers, wooden matches and wire.
Last month, the undercover employee asked Hester to obtain 9-volt batteries, duct tape, copper wire and roofing nails, in the hopes of using the materials to create a bomb.